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FOX Business
Nov 23, 2012 10:00pm EST
dermatology. lou: president obama meeting with heads of the labor union today who say thpresid lou: president obama meeting with heads of the labor union today who say the president is committed to higher taxes on tor e.rners, saying the rich do not pay their share. tomorrow, some will meet witho e the president and also members ofmb the campaign takes the fixo the debt movement, pushing for long-term plan to fix our debt and deficit joining me now is one of the most thouggtful and provocative thinkers is the author of a new book called the israel tests. george, it's great to>> have you here. >> it's great to be here. lou: let's start with some politics. we are faced with economic if oo calamity if our politics don't whrk here. what would you put the odds that we are going to see rationale and the effect of this emerge from washington dc in the fiscal cliff?ero. >> zero.>> i [laughter]crease gernm >> if we could keep our current tax rates, we would continue to increase government revenue.over years.or government revenue has increased 26% in the last twoaso years. lou: do that again
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 8:00am EST
with minimal eublerience. how well is obama meeting the six measures of a successful president? he is probably seen as protecting america with the use of drones and special forces, killing osama bin laden and members of al qaeda. his withdrawal of troops from iraq and plans for their removal from afghanistan is grmeetited h approval by the majority of americans. at the moment obama appears to be fulfilling the task of security for the nation. although the rise of anti-american uprisings, killing of our ambassador in libya and success of the taliban afghanistan has minimally raised the issue of the defense of the nation as an ingredient in the coming election. is obama providing economic opportunity? he inherited the worst economic crisis since the great depression but the president is now held responsible for a continuation of high unemployment and minimal hope for its improvement and also for increases in the debt and deficit. his job lts wislation proposals are not being well-received by republicans. the administration has not propose any innovative resolutions for the severe dow
FOX Business
Nov 24, 2012 10:00am EST
part of the discussion. don't you think it ought to be? president obama to meet with some of the country's most respected ceos. can they convince him to take the path to prosperity? author of the best-selling book, "wealth and poverty", joins us next. i put away money. i was 21, so i said, "hmm, i nt to retire at 55." and before you know it, i'm 58 years old. time went by very fast. goes by too, too fast. ♪ but i would do it again in a heartbeat. [ laughs ] ♪ ♪ >> lou: president obama meeting with heads of the labor unions today, who say the president is committed to higher taxes, on top earners, saying the rich don't pay their share and tomorrow a group of ceos from companies like general electric, walmart, and ford and chevron will meet with the president and some members of the campaign to fix the debt movement, pushing for a long term plan to fix our debt and deficit. joining me now, one of the country's most provocative political and economic thinkers, george gilbert, and is the author of "the israel test", a you new edition released today. george, great to have you he
CNN
Nov 24, 2012 2:00pm PST
between republicans and democrats. after meeting with president obama before the thanksgiving holiday? >> well, i want to welcome the congressional leadership here. >> reporter: congressional leaders express optimism about reaching a deal to avoid $500 billion in increases set to take effect next year. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president. >> we have a cornerstone to work something out. >> reporter: staffers have been working to figure something out, how to avoid taxes, and reduce spending on medicare. but it is not yet clear when the lawmakers and the president will meet next. and even if some progress is made this week, a final deal could still be a long way off. >> we rarely see the hill and the white house make decisions early. they tend to do better when they have a deadline. so i -- i would be pleasantly surprised to see it -- a deal emerge earlier than the end of the year, but we'll see. >> reporter: and martin, even though there is not another meeting between the president and lawmakers on the president's schedule, that could certainly change. we know that
FOX News
Nov 24, 2012 9:00am PST
figure out what to share. thank you very much. right now president obama is expected to meet with congressional leaders next week about the dreaded fiscal cliff. leaders from the white house and congress are calling for a prelimary meeting and call constructsive so they can find an answer before everyone's taxes go up. we are joined by ben ferguson and mark lavine. thank you for joining us here on the holiday weekend. >> thank you, uma. nconservatives are blastinglet gop law makers who may be caving in on the issue of tax hikings. how do you see this shaping up? >> it is going to be a big fight. we have a lot of people saying we will nomit raise taxes on the conservative side and they are realizing there is it bipartisan support to get something done. and if you come in the negotiating room with extremes of we are not going to move. it hurts americans so what you are seeing now. you see them saying, hey, we'll look at possibly raising taxs and got to figure out how to do it many of them ran and said i will not raise taxes if you vote for me. and the fiscal cliff is going to have t
MSNBC
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
we were in washington, i forget why, and obama was meeting with the republicans at blair house. so everything sort of came together for us then. you know, the moment was bart stupak and the public option. it felt like history happening all over again. and it seems to me that it's essential, you know, accepting compromise is essential because it advances us in terms of actually being able to cover more americans and giving us health care. it also shows it's possible to breakthrough barriers that we thought were, you know, i mean the idea that this first-term president, first-term african-american president was going to go to health care which supposedly undone, was an astonishing thing, everybody said it was a big mistake and he did it. and i think the election was a referendum on -- >> you're both health care who watched this unfold. you're an actual doctor, a provider, and someone who drew up the original plan for the public option. and now we have passed it, what is the way that you go back and think about that process? >> well, you know, i guess the -- as politicians will tell y
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 8:45am EST
own back channels and the obama white house with by -- vice-president biden. they found that they meet each other as information sources. i believe it was biden, this would not surprise any of you, that was leaking to eric cantor that the speaker was pursuing separate talks with obama during the so-called biden talks of which eric cantor was a part. this may cantor livid. he ultimately walked out of the stocks of mostly because of a the dynamic going on with banner, the of the excuse he gave was that he heard that the democrats to blow this up. as this sounds i'll this to you? >> well, the question i'm going to ask is probably childish. if you walked past the speaker's meaning an open window he would not hesitate to push him. >> actually, they have learned, for one thing, the speaker is a very even tempered man. the less the moment is absolutely right you tend not to be able to get ahead by declaring a mutiny. >> so there is a detente in essence between banner and cantor. >> yes. now, interestingly, working more or less in the middle is the majority whip, kevin mccarthy. mccarthy
KICU
Nov 23, 2012 11:30pm PST
christmas tree arrived today by a horse drawn carriage. the first lady michelle obama, sasha, malia and bo were there to meet the tree. >>> letter carriers are delivering more and more packages about 10% more every year. the postoffice needs new revenue. postal officials told me today starting in three yet unannounced san francisco neighborhoods, people may get online purchases delivered in as little as two hours. >> we're very much into instant gratification, it's nice that the postoffice is doing that. >> reporter: amazon says it does same day delivery in some items. wal-mart just started doing it with their own employees delivering. this first in the nation pilot program just in time for christmas is limited to just 10 still unnamed retailers. this order by phone or internet before 2:00 p.m., you get it between four and 8:00 p.m. cost about $10. >> sometimes we're in rush to get stuff, so that sounds really good. >> reporter: the postoffice expects to make up to $50 million next year just here in san francisco. and may expand this to other cities nationwide. expect this program to begin
FOX
Nov 23, 2012 10:00pm PST
today by a horse drawn carriage. the first lady michelle obama, sasha, malia and bo were there to meet the tree. >>> letter carriers are delivering more and more packages about 10% more every year. the postoffice needs new revenue. postal officials told me today starting in three yet unannounced san francisco neighborhoods, people may get online purchases delivered in as little as two hours. >> we're very much into instant gratification, it's nice that the postoffice is doing that. >> reporter: amazon says it does same day delivery in some items. wal-mart just started doing it with their own employees delivering. this first in the nation pilot program just in time for christmas is limited to just 10 still unnamed retailers. this order by phone or internet before 2:00 p.m., you get it between four and 8:00 p.m. cost about $10. >> sometimes we're in rush to get stuff, so that sounds really good. >> reporter: the postoffice expects to make up to $50 million next year just here in san francisco. and may expand this to other cities nationwide. expect this program to begin in about three wee
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 2:00pm EST
congress. he will also talk about the 2012 election and recent meetings at the white house between congressional leaders and president obama. this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> we are delighted to have grover norquist with us. of course, he is president of americans for tax reform but in the spirit of full disclosure, he is also a member of our board of directors and a very important colleague. grover spoke here several months ago, i should say here at the center, but not in this room because we moved -- there may be some glitches, so i apologize in advance. i am sure we will do better next time. however, grover talked about taxes, u.s. economic policy. but that was about taxes and the electoral campaign. now we had elections and the taxes are at the center of a very important political debate and at the center of negotiations between the obama administration and congress, particularly the republican controlled house. as i watched the president during his recent press conference and listened to leaders of the house, i think everybody agrees it would be highly desirable to reach a c
NBC
Nov 24, 2012 5:00am PST
tone of bipartisanship. >> we had a very constructive meeting with the president. >> we feel very comfortable with each other. >> reporter: but a major sticking point remains -- taxes. president obama wants to let the bush era tax cuts expire for the wealthiest americans. many republicans still oppose that idea. aides have been trying to work out a compromise. >> none of this is pretty. it's actually ridiculous. pretty dysfunctional politics. we've set this crazy trap for ourselves and we're about to inflict a wound on our economy that really doesn't need that. >> reporter: in addition, the fragile cease fire looms large in the middle east. some analysts say this could be an opening for mr. obama to engage more actively in a middle east peace process, something he failed to do during his first term. >> we need to explore what is possible, but we have to be quite realistic and go in with our eyes open. >> reporter: and then there's the attack against the u.s. consulate in benghazi. republican lawmakers have accused u.n. ambassador susan rice of providing false information after she
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 7:15am EST
. she has also known every president from harry truman to barack obama with the exception of lyndon johnson, who tried, but failed to meet her. i remember being impressed when an official told me at the memorial service at st. paul's cathedral, after the 9/11 attacks, the queen sang every single word of the american national anthem. and i would bet that there aren't any presidents who can sing all of the words to god save the queen. since we are here today, on the national mall, i thought i would focus on the queen's fondness works for this country, those little known and well known, and in so doing, illuminate the queen to help understand her better. it was most often played out in state visits here when it was written. one was the first came to washington in 1951, she was a 25-year-old princess, only months away from becoming queen. harry truman was completely smitten, announcing that when everyone becomes acquainted with you, they immediately followed that with you. like those who followed him, truman was surprised that elizabeth was so much more approachable than she seemed in h
CBS
Nov 23, 2012 5:30pm PST
because president obama called morsi three times this week during the gaza cease-fire negotiations and secretary of state hillary clinton flew to meet with him. afterwards, administrations officials praised him as a peacekeeper, now the white house has to figure out how to respond with a so called peacekeeper who's stirring up so much protesting. >> mason: chip reid. thanks, chip. the cease-fire in gaza morsi brokerd is holding despite a deadly shooting at the border. israeli troops fired warning shots at 300 palestinians to force them to move away from the fence that separates israel from gaza. israel considers that area off limits. a palestinian man was later shot and killed. his relatives say he was trying to plant a hamas flag when he was shot. today, of course, is black friday, the frenzied start of the holiday shopping season. bargain hunters were out in force across the country looking for deals. others were out for the fun of it. 147 million people are expected to shop this weekend and they're projected to spend $12.2 billion today alone. seth doane is in jersey city tonight. s
FOX News
Nov 24, 2012 1:00pm PST
supported small businesses. happy thanksgiving. >> gregg: president obama and house speaker john beern is set to meet again to try to, boehner to s try to avoid spending cuts. how close are they to striking a deal. >> heather: a live look at tahrir square a day after morsi granted himself near absolute power that led to this. [ speaking arabic ] now we need a little bit more... [ male announcer ] at humana, we understand the value of quality time and personal attention. which is why we are proud to partner with health care professionals who understand the difference that quality time with our members can make... that's a very nice cake! ohh! [ giggles ] [ male announcer ] humana thanks the physicians, nurses, hospitals, pharmacists and other health professionals who helped us achieve the highest average star rating among national medicare companies... and become the first and only national medicare advantage company to achieve a 5-star rating for a medicare plan... your efforts result in the quality of care and service we're able to provide... which means better health outcomes... and mor
FOX Business
Nov 24, 2012 4:00am EST
boy with a cheesy mustache." just saying. lou: president obama meeting with heads of the labor union todawho say the president is committed to higher taxes on top earners saying the rich don't pay their share. tomorrow a group of ceos will meet with the president, someof them also members of the campaign to fix the debt movement pushing for a long-term plan to fix our debt and deficit. joining me now in th on the cous most thoughtful, political economic thinkers, george gilder, also the author of the "israel test," just released today. >> i it is great to be here. lou: let's start some politics. i think rationally so. we are faced with economic calamity if our politics don't work here. what would you put the odds at that busy rationality and effectiveness reemerge from washington, d.c., on the fiscal cliff? >> zero. lou: i thought that. >> if we can keep the current tax rates, we would continue to increase government revenue. ineasing 26% under the bush tax rates over the last two years. over the last two years, government revens have risen 26%, almost a quarter using the buss tax ra
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